MHTC Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe

April 20, 2016
Thailand sees increase of Omani tourists in 2016

Thailand sees increase of Omani tourists in 2016

More Omanis are expected to visit Thailand in 2016, a senior official at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai and Middle East office told Times of Oman. “We are expecting to welcome 100,000 Omani visitors this year, compared to 80,000 in 2015,” Tanes Petsuwan, executive director of TAT said, adding that 80 per cent of Omani visitors visit Thailand for medical treatment.
April 17, 2016

Medical experts praise UAE government’s health initiatives

The Cabinet decision on making nursing more appealing as a vocation for Emiratis and introducing early cancer detection protocols for Emiratis has been welcomed by health-care professionals as a pioneering step.
April 17, 2016

Dubai eyes enhanced presence at Arabian Travel Market

Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) will be joined by more than 80 co-participants and partners at this year's Arabian Travel Market (ATM), showcasing the breadth and variety of Dubai's destination offering through numerous content-rich concepts and activations on its new-look stand.
April 16, 2016

International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition begins tomorrow in Dubai

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the 3rd edition of International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition (IFM) will begin tomorrow at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition centre, themed "Overcoming Challenges in Primary Health Care".
March 21, 2016

In 2015, 150,000 medical tourists used 1,400 of Dubai’s 2,900 healthcare facilities

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March 17, 2016

American Hospital Dubai to participate at Kuwait Medical Tourism

DUBAI, The American Hospital Dubai has announced its participation at the seventh edition of Kuwait Medical Tourism, the country’s biggest healthcare expo, which will take place this month at the Crown Plaza Hotel.
March 17, 2016

Global Medical Tourism Market to Reach US$32.5 bn in 2019, Availability of Cost-effective Treatments in Emerging Nations Encourages Medical Tourism

A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by the end of the forecast period.The research report, titled “Medical Tourism Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013.